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Report: Antonio Longino arrested in Cleveland in connection to homicide case days prior to Bengals tryout

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The former Sun Devils' NFL career is already in jeopardy days before it can even begin.

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Former Arizona State Sun Devils linebacker Antonio Longino was arrested in Cleveland Wednesday and was charged for tampering evidence related to a homicide investigation, according to WEWS in Cleveland.

Cleveland Heights Police Chief Annette Mecklenburg told WEWS Longino is held in a city jail on a $100,000 bond.

According to the report, a vehicle with two bullet holes was towed from Longino's aunt's house and police confiscated several bags of evidence from the property.

The evidence is believed to be related to a homicide case involving a 24-year-old man found shot and dead in a car parked in Cleveland Heights.

Longino, who played three seasons at Arizona State and was named as an 2015 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention, joined the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday as an undrafted free agent and was supposed to participate in the team's mini camp tryout this weekend.

Longino is a native of East Cleveland, Ohio, and appeared to be living with relatives prior to beginning his career with the Bengals.

UPDATE: A man named Stephen Johnson reportedly turned himself in Wednesday night following Longino's arrest and faces aggravated assault charges.

The investigation is still ongoing.